How to Remove Toilet Flange From Drain Pipe

How to Remove Toilet Flange From Drain Pipe

Occasionally, having some handy man skills can save you money overtime, not to mention the fact that sometimes, off situations happen at the least time you expect it and you have to rely on yourself. If your do-it-yourself challenge is to remove a toilet flange from a drain pipe with flying colors, you are in luck. Here, you will find a step-to-step guide to succeed in fixing a toilet plunge … [Read more...]

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes From Bursting

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes From Bursting

Nobody wants to come home to a flooded house after a nice winter vacation. Unfortunately, this is exactly what would happen if one of your water pipes bursts during your trip or even while you're at home. When this occurs, you'll have to deal with the hassle of bailing water out of your home using mops, sponges, and towels. If you don't do this, you can end up with mold and mildew growth, which … [Read more...]

How to Unfreeze Frozen Water Pipes

How to Unfreeze Frozen Water Pipes

Freezing temperatures don't only make you cold and uncomfortable — they can also freeze your pipes. This can be extremely annoying at first glance since water can't pass through your pipes and you can't wash your hands or flush the toilet. But, if you take a closer look, you'll see how dangerous it can be. Frozen pipes can burst if not thawed ASAP; burst pipes, in turn, can flood your property and … [Read more...]

How to Unsolder Copper Pipe

How to Unsolder Copper Pipe

When it comes to the plumbing system in your home, there are certain repairs you can do yourself such as replacing the faucet, unclogging the sink or unsoldering the copper pipe. Occasionally, you need to get into the pipe work or maybe, you need to replace a straight coupling and replace it with a T-joint. Another reason to remove the old joints is if there is a leak in the soldered joints. … [Read more...]

How to Unthaw Frozen Pipes

How to Unthaw Frozen Pipes

Property owners who often experience frozen pipe problems are those living in areas with cold temperature and have cold winter weather. When the temperature drops to 32 degrees Fahrenheit and below, there is the possible risk of the pipes in the homes freezing. Good thing there are several techniques to solve this problem. Frozen pipes can lead to two problems, loss of running water and worse, … [Read more...]